october, 2014

6oct10:00 am- 12:00 pmTribune Media CEO to speak at Sherman Lecture

Event Details

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The event is Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. in Mitten Hall’s Great Court.

The president and chief executive officer of Tribune Media, he is also a member of Tribune’s board of directors. Liguori previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Discovery Communications. Before joining Discovery in 2009, Liguori served as Chairman of entertainment for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Prior to assuming that position in 2005, Liguori was president and CEO of News Corp.’s FX Networks since 1998, overseeing business and programming operations for FX and Fox Movie Channel.

Liguori joined Fox/Liberty Networks in 1996 as senior vice president, marketing, for a new joint venture, which now includes Fox Sports Net, FX, Fox Sports World, SPEED and National Geographic Channel. Prior to joining Fox, Liguori was vice president, consumer marketing, at HBO. He also held several positions in HBO’s Home Video Division, including vice president, marketing, and senior vice president, marketing.

Liguori also has experience as a producer of the widely acclaimed independent feature film, “Big Night.” Prior to HBO, he worked in advertising at Ogilvy & Mather and Saatchi & Saatchi. Mr. Liguori serves on the Board of Directors of Yahoo!.

The annual lecture is named after Charles Sherman, a two-time alumnus of Temple University, and his wife. Sherman, a member of the School and Media Communication Hall of Fame, worked in the industry as a television executive in West Virginia and Illinois and in academia as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Indiana University-Bloomington.

Guests will be able to ask Liguori about his work during a Q-and-A session after the lecture. A reception will conclude the event.

Time

(Monday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

Mitten Hall

1913 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122

Organizer

Michele Blazer

michele.blazer@temple.edu